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  • I AM the Bread of Life

    The Bread of Life

    While the world panic-buys daily essentials, and clamors for stimulus “manna” from Washington, Yeshua cries out, “I AM the Bread of Life.” Let’s find fresh meaning in His dramatic claim. Headlines these days ring with fear. Of what? A novel flu-like virus? Devastating as that is, the deeper fear for many is a world-wide economy […full post]

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  • I AM the Light of the World | Randi Durham painting

    Light of the World

    This year’s poignant collision between Hanukkah–the Feast of Lights–and Christmas has me meditating on John 1. And on BOTH advents of Yeshua, the Light of the World.  Photos of original artwork by Randi Durham of North Bend, Oregon Selah is a term used in the Psalms for a pause to let a truth sink in. […full post]

  • When God's People Linger

    When God’s People Linger

    The seven-day Feast of Booths (“Tabernacles”), the last of the Lord’s Feasts, has an odd feature—an eighth day. The Lord’s invitation to linger… with Him. This is a “bridge” post between my Divine Appointments series, which explores messages the Jewish calendar holds for today’s followers of Messiah, and a series on the “I Ams of Jesus” […full post]

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    The Life-Giving I AMs of Jesus: The True Vine

    “I AM the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser.” (John 15:1) This is the eighth, and next-to-final, post in a series on The Life-Giving I AMs of Jesus. I’ve been honored to develop this series in partnership with Lauren Crews, a soon-to-be-published author and a regular guest here at Five Stones and a Sling. You’ll find the […full post]

  • The Life-Giving I AMs of Jesus: The Resurrection and the Life

      “I AM the resurrection and the life; he who believes in Me will live even if he dies, and everyone who lives and believes in Me will never die. Do you believe this?” (John 11:25) This is the seventh post in a series on The Life-Giving I AMs of Jesus. I’d like to reintroduce teacher extraordinaire, […full post]

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